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[movies]Electrocardiography
This film has no formal titles or credits but appears to show 'modern' treatments available in the hospital. Intertitles explain the treatments along with footage. Firstly radiography is explained. A child (a boy of around 9 years old) has his shoulder x-rayed. Then a group of doctors and nurses put plaster on a patient's leg prior to x-raying it. Next a woman is given a barium meal and then x-rayed...
Keywords: Hospitals
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[movies]Hospital laboratory Fulwood convalescent hospital
This film has no formal titles or credits but appears to show various activities which take place in the hospital in any given day. Intertitles are used extensively along with footage. The footage in the film is more extensive than the title suggests. Firstly the hospital lab is shown. A bacteriologist is at work (man in a white coat in a laboratory). The intertitles explain the difference between anti-sepsis and a-sepsis (sterilisation)...
Keywords: Hospitals
[movies]Centenary of the Royal Hospital Sheffield
This film has formal titles with a credit at the beginning. The film shows various activities which take place in the hospital in any given day. Intertitles are used extensively along with footage. The film starts at 7.00am with nurses leaving their residence in Ranmoor, a district of Sheffield, and using a trolley bus to reach the hospital. After they are seen arriving, delivery lorries bring various food supplies which are then unloaded...
Keywords: Hospitals
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[movies]The hospital of St Bartholomew, Rochester, Kent
A portrait of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, which claims to be Britain's oldest hospital between the Wars, emphasising the hospital's diverse relations with the economy and society of the Medway towns and its dependence on voluntary work and charitable donations by the public. Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine, not least for its emphasis on the very close relations between the work of the Hospital and the economic life of the community, e.g...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
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[movies]An appeal from the heart to the pocket
A fund raising film about the work of the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. The film starts with aerial shots of beautiful Cardiff the 'white city'. The main buildings of the university campus, gardens and then the Royal Infirmary are viewed. The patients mainly originate from the industrial parts of the city - there are aerial views of the docks and point-of-views from a boat. It is noted that casualties come from the busy city streets (presumably from traffic accidents) the streets are busy with trolle...
Keywords: Fund raising; Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 1
[movies]Dressing technique for small wounds Part II
This film clearly demonstrates the necessary facilities to ensure a steady service of sterile instruments and dressings. A diagram demonstrates the courses of self-and cross-infections. This part deals with treatment of relatively small wounds where the risk of airborne infection is not very great, the emphasis being placed on the risk of contact infections which can be prevented by a good aseptic dressing technique...
Keywords: Infection Control; Nursing; Hospitals; Outpatients
[movies]An appeal! from Bolton Infirmary
Publicity film for the Bolton Infirmary Extension Fund, evidently intended to be shown in local cinemas in the Manchester area. Shows scenes of general and children's wards, an operating theatre, nurses at work, etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Medicine -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- history; Hospitals; Health Facilities
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[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 1
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
[movies]Maternity-a film of Queen Charlottes Hospital - Wellcome Library
This historically interesting film depicts ante-natal and post-natal care in the 1930s before the inception of the National Health Service in 1948. Infant and maternal mortality was a concern - this film shows how Queen Charlotte's hospital tackled the problems. Scenes are dramatised of an emergency birth at home as well as scenes within the hospital depicting training and babycare. 4 segments.
Keywords: Postnatal Care; Hospitals, Maternity; Parturition; Hospitals; Pregnancy; Birth; Postnatal Care; Hospitals, Maternity; Parturition; Medical
Downloads: 1,808
[movies]War Neuroses : Netley Hospital,1917 - Wellcome Library
Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias fac...
Keywords: World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; World war; Armed forces; World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; Medicine
Downloads: 3,065
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